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>>> sky 7 hd caught this flooding at the macarthur freeway in oakland where caltrans was hard at work unplugging drains. we are on storm watch this morning. hi, i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. i was caught in that with thousands when the golden gate bridge was shutdown. katie marzullo was also in that big mess. it was really bad northbound. >> reporter: it was. we were stuck in it as well. take a look now, northbound and southbound traffic on the golden gate bridge moving freely in both directions would have been a sight for sore eyes something commuters this morning probably never thought they would see again as they sat in bumper-to-bumper traffic. video from sky 7 hd if you can see through the thick fog and rain this morning, two white cars in the far right lanes of northbound traffic at vista point, they hit, head-on. miraculously chp says own minor injuries they couldn't tell me how many were injured. they cannot confirm bad weather played a role. you can see how low visibility was and how slick the roads were. now look at the toll on the bridge this is the
a suspicious substance found on a package at the laurel branch in oakland. oakland police tell me oakland fire received a call around 10 a.m. that an employee had an unknown substance leaking from a package. in less than 20 minutes, officials had cleared the facility of employees and customers. outside the building in the parking lot two employees of the office office reported signs coughing and eye irritation. those two employees are receiving treatment from first responders.back live i can telle oakland postmaster general has arrived. they are evacuating the situation. no one has been allowed to pass the barrier because they've not cleared the area. we have seen some of the first responders remove the haz-mat gear they had been wearing giving an indication that whatever threat there may have been, it may not still be active. once again they have not cleared the scene. we are waiting for a special person to give us more information. once we do, we will update you. nick smith, abc7 news. >>> president obama has set a deadline for gun control recommendations and he's not wasting time. other hig
investigation. >>> oakland police investigating the case of a woman killed by a stray bullet while walking on international beautiful last night. she was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle near 90th avenue. the woman was walking to a store with a relative, nobody else was hurt in the shooting. >>> happening now, the first of two congressional hearings into that deadly attack in benghazi, libya underway in washington. testifying this morning deputy say the u.s. learned hard and painful lessons and officials made the mistake in assumption that the u.s. wouldn't become a major tar the attack on the consulate killed -- four americans. >>> the body of senator daniel inouye of hawaii has arrived at the u.s. capitol. right now former colleagues and the public are paying respects to the man who won the medal of honor as a soldier in world war ii and senator more than 50 years. he will lie in state at the rotunda, only 31 have had the privilege. inouye died monday at age 88. >> he opened the door for asian-americans in politics. a pioneer. >>> we'll check things out with mike we are waiting fo
captioning services, inc. >>> a high speed chase in oakland kills an innocent victim and injuries several hours. i'm eric thomas, in for kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. a car took off and crashed into a car at 98th and stanley in oakland. >> reporter: we just got the name of the driver of that bmw. he is 34-year-old saint dewan moore he's in custody, he will be facing serious charges for hitting a lincoln that had five inside, one person was killed. chp officers say the driver of this bmw stopped when they pulled him over. as they walked up to his car, he took off and caused a fatal car accident. they don't know why. >> does not appear to be that the bmw was stolen. we are still trying to determine the driver of the bmw fled the scene. >> reporter: he crashed into a lincoln carrying five people. a woman in her 20s was killed. two others were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. >> they were minding their own business and unfortunately in the wrong place at the wrong time, as bet we can tell there was no criminal activity involve -- as best we can tell there was no crimin
the garage and up from there the fire is not believed to have been suspicion. >>> oakland police looking for a hit-and-run driver, a woman who hit a formed officer and the car took off. it happened behind the oakland police station midnight. the lieutenant was in the crosswalk when he was hit. when the light turned green the woman started through the intersection, knocking him on to the hood of her car. the officer suffered bumps and bruises. >>> car crash into a fire hydrant forced closure of on-ramp to the bay bridge in san francisco this morning water rushed into the street near second and folsom and may have compromised the stability of nearby scaffolding. the driver is in custody. essex street on-ramp to the bay bridge will open a few hours later. >>> local fishing boats tied up instead of collecting a delicacy, result of a price war. some crab are still being snatched out of the water. local fishermen are feeling steamed. amy hollyfield is live with details. >> reporter: good morning you can see the san francisco boats behind me tied up, no movement from them today. the blue and go
bail she will face mandatory monitoring. >>> oakland police investigator going through video and talking to witnesses to try find the killer of a a 15-year-old girl. the girl and trends was walking yesterday when a teenaged boy approached and opened fire with a handgun. the girl and 14-year-old boy were wounded she died at the scene he's expected to survive. the shooter was about 13 to 16-years-old no word on a possible motive. >>> several prominent oakland religious leaders and city officials will remember this year's homicide victims this afternoon in front of st. clump catholic church the public is invited. >>> fire investigators will be back on the scene today of that deadly apartment fire that took the lives of two grandparents and their 4-year-old granddaughter. the apartment is so badly burned they are having a hard time figuring out how the fire started. it began saturday night on the top floor unit of an apartment building on bridgeport court. the grandparents and granddaughter were sleeping in the same bedroom. 56 people were displaced. >>> san francisco firefighter
. >> all morning it seems like you wanted record highs. close in a pew areas. oakland being -- in a few areas, oakland being one on the opinions la maybe not as much. -- the peninsula maybe not as much. vollmer peak, no clouds, a little breezy nothing outrageous, all the way towards mount lab toe from sutro, clear -- diablo, from mount sutro. let's look at live doppler. you can see cloud cover off over the ocean, know radar returns, just nothing in the sky for it to bounce off, precipitation-wise. we'll keep it running, that next storm is coming from the northwest we'll get to it before it gets here. as far as our satellite you can see the tule fog he raised by the wind pushing cloud -- erased by the wind pushing clouds off to the coast. 66 in half moon bay 61 livermore most inland temperatures mid to upper 50s we starred in the 30s and 40s cooler than the bay and coast this morning. -- watsonville, monterey, mid 60s mid to upper 50s santa cruz, gilroy and salinas, today sunny, warmest day this week. light rain tuesday night into wednesday morning that will usher in a much cooler air ma
oakland, 50 san jose cloud cover there, 54 in watsonville. still a slightly unstable atmosphere we'll see cool showers throughout the afternoon with low snow not a6>o lot of moisture left, f you see a snowflake, if you are hiking or running up mount diablo or lake county, lucky, not much to it if you see any. frosty mornings tomorrow and friday. cold air is going to stick around for a while overnight lows upper 20s to near 30 in antioch to lower 40s san francisco and oakland. plenty of 30s east bay valleys. you can see the system push through, behind it cool aero tating through. you see cumulus build-ups over higher elevations, heating of the sun and we could bring out a shower here's the rest of the morning 11:00, forecast models verifying well with showers lingering into the south bay, much of the day quiet, clear skies tonight, we are quiet and clear through thursday, friday morning another system that wants to bring a few showers along the coast. that's about it. we have another system that is heading our way, from pacific northwest on the weekend. winter weather advisory until 10:00.
new statistics from the oakland police department showing a dramatic drop in the number of stops they perform. oakland police officers stopping roughly 75% fewer dryers and pedestrians this year than -- drivers and pedestrians this year than three years. major crimes such as robbery and burglary up 23% this year. judge has approved the city's plan to place the department under federal control it puts compliance director in place to oversee the chief's moves. that comes on the heels of a 2003 civil rights settled by the city. >>> new details are coming to light today about the masked again man who went on a deadly shooting spree at a portland mall. hanna talked about her ex-boyfriend jake roberts. ays before the shooting he quit his job saying he was moving to hawaii this weekend. she says he was not the violent type. police say tuesday afternoon roberts opened fire in the clackamas town center, killing two and wounding a teenaged girl before killing himself. >>> marin county teen accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people, back in court this mor
before, oakland and surrounding cities the rate is. san jose 7.8% and in san francisco, it is.4%. >>> tonight correspondent christiane amanpour takes on one of the most fought over written about and debated topics of her career the old testament. she goes back to the holy land where underwater searcher searches for the depths of the black sea. she also explores ancient similarities between three of the world's major religions. >> we are saying something controversial, that jude , christianity and islam trace their fathers and ancestors and beliefs and faiths, paul back to the same abraham. >> one of her two part series airs tonight at 9:00. >>> the 21st has arrived and the world has not ended. this year hundreds converged on an ancient mayan site to witness doomsday, just in case. the highian calendar ends today which led some -- the mayan calendar ends today, some say it proves the calendar does not mark an ending but a new beginning. >> we knew when new zealand and australia were calling and answering our calls. >> good tip on that the weather is biblical throw. >> it was in s
the ground which we are not going to get. nearly three inches south bay, nearly four oakland and san francisco more napa, fairfield, seven inches to nearly eight around san rafael and santa rosa that's why we are concerned about chance of rain especially north bay mountains up to 2 1/2 inch there is, inch and a half south by 3/4 of an inch for the rest of us. we'll look at our rivers and see how they are doing when we come back. >>> hundreds of children in fairfax are waiting to find out when they will be able to attend school. white hill middle took severe damage from the storm. >> reporter: good morning. cleanup crews just awried just beyond that administrators and outside -- consultants are meeting to decide their next steps, their first steps in the cleanup process exploring how to operate the school without an entire building. three big storms filled this little culvert behind white hill middle school causing extensive flooding over the weekend. >> we have four classrooms fairly filled with debris and mud. we'll need structural support along with our main administrative offices
that in. everybody is at a surplus even livermore. oakland -- san jose at 141 you have come a long way were you well below for the longest time. santa rosa nearly 170% of average. we are doing well as far as that, almost too well. 47 in san rafael, 48 oakland, 47 fremont, everybody else low to mid 50s coast. low 50s monterey bay and inland. light to moderate showers today, brief break tomorrow, more wet weather friday and saturday, promise after that will end 2012 on a quiet note and start 2013 on a dry note. front moving away, low starting to pull away losing instability. one last chunk of energy will come through during the afternoon from crescent city and eureka and bring chance of scattered showers see how they do taper during the overnight hours? most out over the ocean where instability sits at night. tomorrow morning opening of the clouds, fog is possible for your commute thursday morning but it looks like it will be dry. as we head into thursday afternoon, we are going to see a lot of sunshine, temperatures where they are today, low to mid 50s stuck in this cool air mass, high
no delays at sfo, oakland or san jose, departures and arrivals on time that they can -- that can change at any moment check flight tracker on abc7news.com. >>> california highway patrol releasing new holiday enforcement figures, unfortunately, fatal collisions more than doubled in the bay area from a year ago 23 deadly crashes recorded in chp patrolled roads in 2011. 10 died. chp says fewer people were arrested for driving under the influence over this holiday weekend, 165 this year, compared to 188 a year ago. >> we have some great news during this holiday week some good samaritans are restoring a park in antioch damaged by arsonists a few months ago this is a wonderful effort by so many different groups to help i am >> reporter: it is. a big shocker out here, i think christmas arrived again today here in antioch this was supposed to be a ceremony where pg&e presented a big check to a group call take back antioch to help rebuild this park. the next thing, pg&e puts in more money and an assemblyman is putting in more, as of right now they've got all they need to rebuild this park this i
it will be watching. a date has yet to be set when a committee will meet to discuss this issue. live in oakland, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> muni metro service in san francisco is fully operational after an outage stranded thousands and left the morning commute in doubt. crews managed to fix the problem in the nick of time restoring service at 5:00 this morning. repairs to the equipment were made overnight near the van ness station. muni says aren't off from sunday's storm found its -- says runoff from sunday's storm founds it way into the electrical equipment. >>> a woman in a wheelchair in critical after she was struck by a muni streetcar yesterday near market and church streets around 5:30. passenger shot this video of the rescue effort he says he heard a man pounding yelling for the operator to stop. police are investigating whether the woman leaned forward into the train or fell out of her wheelchair. >> update on house fire that broke out in sonoma county in a rural part of petaluma on stagler lane. it was fully engulfed when the firefighters arrive haz-mat team on the scene no word on what
and oakland, look at redwood city, third of an inch, about .04. 52 in fremont to about 58 in napa. that is about as warm as it is going to get. until then, mid-50s to about 61 around monterey bay and inland. steady rain for the next hour or two and then showers this afternoon. it's going to be floss at this not only tonight but wednesday morning could be the coldest morning all week. cold front is moving more to the east and then it is to the south and that is the low is moving away from us. this is the colder air and it's coming straight down from alaska and into our neighborhoods. cold front moving southward. you can see the steady rain and hardly any showers by 5:00. we'll keep a stray one in here. next one is going to stay over the ocean and showers over the ocean. that will continue until about noon. 5:00 the clearing and coldest of the air comes in. that is when we have the widespread fog. most of day we'll see increasing clouds and light showers wednesday in the north bay but look at this. yellow and orange is coming down for thursday. that is bigger storm on the way with t
hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> there are multiple traffic problems in the oakland hills where a mudslide blocked lanes at skyline and shepard canyon road. on the way to cover the mudslide our news truck was blocked by a fallen tree. the heavy rains weakened the soil and it toppled. crews on the scene clearing the mess. >>> rock slides have brought traffic to a halt on highway 1, south of big sur caltrans has closed the highway. the slides happened yesterday around 5:30 p.m., no word when the roads will reopen. >>> bay area retailers counting on expanded hours and deep discounts to draw people out for last minute christmas shopping. shoppers were hitting the stores in union square before 8:00 this morning. similar scenes all over the bay area, especially south bay where david lieu with which is, live in san jose. -- >> reporter: mother nature has given bay area retailers an early holiday gift, rain-free day that hopefully will drive shoppers out, people who were afraid to brace the elements yesterday. here's the situation here in san jose at target, there's been a steady stream of shoppers some b
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